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We are looking for an experienced administrator to join our award-winning Development team.
NYO’s Development team works to deliver over 70% of the charity’s annual income. This exciting and varied role will provide vital administrative support to the Development Director, CEO and Chair as the organisation grows its Major Gifts programme. In addition, the postholder will deliver a range of events, including receptions for donors and other stakeholders at NYO’s concerts.
The successful candidate will have at least three years’ experience in administration, including demonstrable experience of providing PA support to a senior leader. Experience of working with major donors and/or influencers is desirable. Applicants must also be passionate about delivering events to an exceptional standard, with a keen eye for detail and strong interpersonal skills.
Purpose of the Role
This role provides administrative and organisational support to NYO’s award-winning Development function, especially in the areas of major gifts and events.
NYO’s Development team delivers over 70% of NYO’s annual income. Over the last few years it has expanded in personnel, technology and systems. The team is now in need of an experienced PA & Events Manager who will provide vital support to the Development Director, CEO and senior volunteers when necessary. The postholder will plan and think ahead, liaise with suppliers and venues and ensure that travel and meetings and events run smoothly. Reporting to and working closely with the Development Director, Chief Executive and Chair together on Development tasks.
The postholder will help navigate the technological, legal and cultural changes that the team is currently implementing. You will need to be administratively creative, positive, flexible, hardworking and efficient.
Chief Executive & Artistic Director
Chair of Trustees and Board
Head of Trusts and Foundations
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
To provide organisational and administrative support to the Development Director around our major support programme, helping to arrange meetings with donors, prospects and influencers for NYO’s CEO, Chair and/or other board members.
Trusts and Foundations
Events and Concerts Tours
Other administration and cross-organisational working
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Salary: £25,000-£30,000 according to experience
Notice period: Two months
Probationary period: Six months
Holidays: 27 days plus statutory bank holidays
Place of work: 10 Great Turnstile, London, WC1 V7JU
Attendance on projects and events may be required, including occasional weekend and statutory holiday working.
The NYO office, residency and concert buildings are no smoking areas.
NYO strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. The aim of this policy is to ensure that no job applicant, employee or participant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender/gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010). individuals will be selected, promoted and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities. All employers are required to comply with and actively promote this policy.
NYO is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. We have a range of policies and procedures in place and aim to be a sector leader in good safeguarding practice. All employees, contractors, trustees and volunteers are committed to practices that establish and maintain an environment in which the welfare of the young person is paramount; ensure that policies and procedures protect young people from harm, and that all concerns and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to appropriately.
APPLYING FOR THE ROLE
Please apply by letter with a fully updated CV, covering letter and completed equal opportunities form by 9am on Monday 23 September 2019 below.
First round interviews will take place in London on Tuesday 1 October.